Each tablet contains
Ethinylestradiol 0.02 mg
Mode of Action
It promotes growth of endometrium, thickening, Stratification and cornification of the vagina, inhibits anterior pituitary by negative feedback effect and causes capillary dilation, fluid retention and protein anabolism.
Ethinylestradiol is rapidly and almost completely absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract. Peak plasma levels occur within 1 to 4 hours. The elimination half-life for ethinylestradiol is approximately 25hours. About 40% of the drug is excreted in the urine and 60% is eliminated in the faeces
Secam in secondary amenorrhea is given for 3 days. One tablet of Secam E with one tablet of Secam P at night on day 1 followed by the same dose for further 2 nights. Menstrual flow should start between 3rd and 5th day after stopping the tablets.
Secam E Strip of 3 tabs in a unit carton
Secam P Strip of 3 tabs in a unit carton
Cardiovascular disorders, pregnancy, severe liver functiondisturbances, vaginal bleeding of unknown cause, endometrial hyperplasia. Use with some caution in lactation.